Beverley Anne Stark nee: Lindgren October 2, 1957-September 19, 2008. On September 19, 2008 Beverley Stark of Edmonton returned home to be with her Lord and Saviour after a lengthy battle with diabetes. Beverley is survived by her loving family, Garry, her husband of 29 years; children Sharley, Tiffaney, Kyle (Robin) and Aurelea (Paul); grandchildren, Kiera, Dayton, Sarina and William; siblings, Pearl, Betty, Larry, and Marcy as well numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents Kenneth (1993) and Myrtle (2006). Thanks to all whom have assisted in her care during her time of illness and special thanks to the physicians and staff at the Grey Nuns Hospital. A Celebration honoring Beverley's life will be held on Wednesday September 24 at 5:00 p.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Millwood's Stake Centre) 4304-20 Avenue Edmonton. Friends and relatives may pay their respects from 3:30pm to 4:30pm on Wednesday September 24, 2008 at the Millwood's Stake Centre. Interment will be held on Thursday September 25, 2008 at 2:00 pm. at the family plot in Glen Leslie Cemetery (near Grande Prairie) At Bev's request and in lieu of flowers those who so desire may make donations to the Canadian Diabetes, Liver or Kidney Foundations.11168011





 

STARK, Donald - January 3, 1921 – January 29, 2012. Donald Stark, longtime resident of Bezanson, Alberta, passed away in Grande Prairie on Sunday, January 29, 2012 at the age of 91 years. Don was born on January 3, 1921 at Crynant Wales, moved to Canada with his family in 1926, and settled in Bezanson. In 1954, married the love of his life Erna Bankhead and they were married for 57 years. Mom and Dad still resided on the family farm at the time of his passing. Dad had a great love for farming, family, music, reading, and smoking his pipe. Dad's love of singing could be heard while driving the tractor, milking the cows, or just sitting on the deck enjoying the sun. Don leaves to mourn loving wife Erna, children Lois Klassen, David, Gloria (Alan) Czubey, Ken (Paulette), Margaret (Glenn) Czubey and Jean Gitzel, numerous grandchildren, and great-grandchildren; sister Polly Patterson and sister in-law Lorice Stark, brother in-law Elmer (Freda) Bankhead, Clarence Perry, Leland (Marilyn) Bankhead, Lonnie (Eileen) Bankhead, Levola Sedore, Darlene Bankhead, and numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by parents James & Margaret, three brothers David, James and Des, father in-law James Bankhead, mother in-law Leona Bankhead, sister in-law Beulah Perry, brothers in-law Buster Patterson, Lyle Bankhead, nephew Barry Bankhead, niece Melody Perry, and great-niece Jerica Bouchard. A graveside service will be held on Friday, February 3, 2012 at 2:00pm at the Glen Leslie Cemetery in Bezanson (Hwy 670). In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. OLIVER'S GRANDE PRAIRIE FUNERAL CHAPEL & CREMATORIUM 10005-107 Ave. Grande Prairie, Alberta T8V 1L8 "Dedicated Service Since 1915" 11017577







John David Stark, resident of Grande Prairie (formerly of Bezanson) passed away at the Grande Prairie Care Centre on Thursday, February 22, 2007 at the age of 94.Dad, the eldest in a family of eight, was born in the small mining town of Crynant, Wales on November 12, 1912. He came with his family to Grande Prairie in 1926, settling on a farm in the Glen Leslie district.Dad was always on the go and spent a lot of his spare time in the community - playing in a small community band at the Bezanson hall, helping build a log house at the museum or training young loggers how to use the cross cut for the logging competition - he was always an enthusiastic and hard working volunteer.Dad had a great love for the outdoors and music, both of which he passed on to his family. Logging was more than a job - it was his passion. He taught himself to play the fiddle and Mom said she wondered what people would think if they could see "Johnny" packing the old coal oil lantern out to do the chores, singing at the top of his voice.Left with our own special and unique memories of Dad are his sons Duane of Grande Prairie, Roy (Marie) of Grande Prairie, Warren (Debby) of Lethbridge, daughter Denise (Rick) of Grande Prairie; five grandchildren Michelle (Andriy) Yewchuk, Troy (Carrie) Stark, Nicole Stark, Kelly (Pat) Hryciuk and Stacey (Bryan) Hryciuk; two great grandchildren Karalee and Colby Yewchuk; sister Anne (Elmer) Bulford and brother Doug (Evelyn) Stark.Dad was predeceased by our mother, Geraldine Stark, granddaughter Rebecca Stark, his parents John and Mary, brothers Jim and Tom and sisters Elizabeth Chandler, Mary Summach and Isabelle Heasler.Friends and family gathered to share our memories of Dad on Sunday, February 25, 2007, followed by interment at the Glen Leslie cemetery. Memorial donations to the Grande Prairie food bank or a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.Oliver's Grande Prairie Funeral Chapel & Crematorium11167378





Isabel Stark married Gordon Heasler


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